The Insane Logistics of Shutting Down the Cruise Industry

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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster

Select footage courtesy the AP Archive


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  1. Ketchikan is one of my favorite places on the planet and I’ve been their twice…. both times on cruises.

  2. This is the best youtube video I’ve ever seen, I’m speechless by how good it is.

  3. Hey Sam, good job on this!! Even if a few details were a bit off, you clearly put in a lot of effort to understand a complicated topic, and I appreciate you. <3

  4. 14:37 Dock Street & Front Street, Ketchikan, Alaska

  5. On a positive note many polluting cruise ships are being scrapped.

  6. I wonder if there’d been a market to have old rich people ride out the pandemic. No one in without quarantine..

  7. how do i get that job to be purposefully stuck on a ship anchored at sea that has a slide

  8. in the public interest of security, anything could be closed by President.

  9. how do i find that documentary on nebula

  10. 1:30 “WALK THE PLANK”

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